fingerprint sensors

Windows Hello Biometric Authentication Now Supported in Chrome

Windows Hello Biometric Authentication Now Supported in Chrome

Google appears to have flipped the switch on a server side update to its Chrome browser that enables users with a Windows Hello compatible device to use biometric authentication to verify their identity when making an online payment through the browser. To enable the feature — which requires a Windows 10 device — users need…

Suprema Ultra-thin Fingerprint Reader Featured on New Biometric Tablet

Suprema Ultra-thin Fingerprint Reader Featured on New Biometric Tablet

“The latest entry in Suprema’s BioMini Slim line of ultra-thin scanners, BioMini Slim 3 delivers a large fingerprint sensing area allowing it to capture high-quality fingerprint images.” Mexico-based SIASA (or “Sistemas Integrales de Automatización”) has announced a new biometric tablet aimed at the enterprise. Dubbed the BioPad, the tablet is aimed at addressing companies’ identity…

IDEX Ramps Up Production to Meet Biometric Tech Orders

IDEX Ramps Up Production to Meet Biometric Tech Orders

IDEX Biometrics has revealed that it has received more than $700,000 in production orders through the first four months of 2020. The company is currently ramping up production to meet those obligations, and expects to ship the orders in the second and third quarters of the year. The components will be shipped to customers in…

Global Biometric Sensor Market to Reach $1.92 Billion by 2025: Report

Global Biometric Sensor Market to Reach $1.92 Billion by 2025: Report

Allied Market Research is doubling down on its previous prediction that the global biometric sensor market will reach $1.92 billion by 2025. That figure represents a CAGR of 9.3 percent, based on a 2017 market valuation of $944 million. The Allied report attributes much of that growth to the rising demand for reliable security and identity products,…

Motorola Opts for Goodix Sensor in #AbsoluteEverything edge+

Motorola Opts for Goodix Sensor in #AbsoluteEverything edge+

Another smartphone manufacturer has decided to integrate Goodix’s optical in-display fingerprint sensor into one of its devices. This time around, the sensor will be appearing in the #AbsoluteEverything edge+ smartphone from Motorola. Motorola is one of several manufacturers that has turned to Goodix to enable biometric authentication in one of its devices. Other recent Goodix…

China UnionPay Certifies Biometric Payment Card from IDEX and TMC

China UnionPay Certifies Biometric Payment Card from IDEX and TMC

A collaboration between IDEX Biometrics and Secure Element specialist Tongxin Microelectronics Co. (TMC) is starting to pay off, with the companies’ technologies being used in a biometric payment card solution that has now received certification from China UnionPay. “This certification uses TMC’s most advanced secure element and we expect to see it in many biometric…

Apple Files Patent for Under-Display Fingerprint Sensor

Apple Files Patent for Under-Display Fingerprint Sensor

Apple is continuing to explore different possibilities for in-display fingerprint recognition. The latest rumors come courtesy of a patent application that was filed with the European Patent Office, which details an “under-display optical fingerprint sensor with narrow field-of-view (NFV) collimator and a thin-film transistor (TFT)-based organic imager.” In plainer terms, the system combines a collimator…

Samsung’s A71 5G Features a Goodix Fingerprint Sensor

Samsung’s A71 5G Features a Goodix Fingerprint Sensor

Samsung has found a new supplier for the in-display fingerprint sensor in the Samsung Galaxy A71 5G. The new device features the optical in-display fingerprint sensor from Goodix, making the A71 the first commercial deployment of the Goodix sensor in a Samsung smartphone.     The A71 5G was designed to be a budget-friendly device that would…

FEITIAN Licenses Biometric Software from FPC

FEITIAN Licenses Biometric Software from FPC

FEITIAN has agreed to license the FPC-BEP biometric software platform from Fingerprint Cards (FPC). The platform is designed for payment cards and access control, both of which are covered under the terms of the global licensing agreement. FEITIAN will also make a volume order of FPC fingerprint sensors as part of the new arrangement. According…

IDEX and FEITIAN Biometric Payment Card Receives China UnionPay Certification

IDEX and FEITIAN Biometric Payment Card Receives China UnionPay Certification

IDEX Biometrics’ dual-interface authentication technology is being featured in a new biometric payment card solution from FEITIAN. The new, contactless biometric payment card is the first such card to clear all of the requirements for China UnionPay certification. The testing for that certification was carried out by the Bank Card Testing Center (BCTC) in Beijing,…

Goodix Places In-Display Fingerprint Sensor in Redmi K30 Pro

Goodix Places In-Display Fingerprint Sensor in Redmi K30 Pro

Another smartphone manufacturer has decided to take advantage of Goodix’s in-display fingerprint scanning technology. The company has announced that its ultra-thin optical in-display fingerprint sensor will soon be appearing in the Fast and Furious Redmi K30 Pro Series. The K30 Pro will include a Goodix smart audio amplifier in addition to the fingerprint sensor. Redmi…

Goodix Provides Fingerprint Authentication System for Lynk & Co Connected Car

Goodix Provides Fingerprint Authentication System for Lynk & Co Connected Car

Goodix has placed its in-car fingerprint authentication system in the Lynk & Co 05. The new coupe SUV is the first commercial deployment for the Goodix smart car solution. The Goodix system offers one-touch identity verification to support a more personal and more secure driving experience. Fingerprint recognition will ensure that only authorized individuals will…

Redmi Demos In-Display Fingerprint Sensor on LCD Panel

Redmi Demos In-Display Fingerprint Sensor on LCD Panel

Redmi, a sub-brand of Chinese tech company Xiaomi, has recently shown off a working in-display fingerprint sensor on a Liquid-Crystal Display (LCD) panel, potentially paving the way for the tech to be implemented in lower-cost smartphones. In-display fingerprint sensors have been increasing in popularity in recent months, with many of the world’s major tech companies…

OPPO Integrates Goodix Fingerprint and Voice Tech Into Find X2 Smartphones

OPPO Integrates Goodix Fingerprint and Voice Tech Into Find X2 Smartphones

Goodix’s ultra-thin optical in-display fingerprint sensor will enable fingerprint authentication in a new line of OPPO smartphones. The company has announced that its flagship sensor is being featured in the new OPPO Find X2 series. The Find X2 series will also include Goodix’s noise suppression technology. The smart solution will support voice applications and recording.…

New Vivo Phone Integrates Goodix Fingerprint and Voice Technology

New Vivo Phone Integrates Goodix Fingerprint and Voice Technology

Goodix’s optical In-Display Fingerprint Sensor will be appearing in another smartphone. This time around, the sensor will enable biometric authentication in the Vivo iQOO 3 5G, which will feature Goodix’s Voice Communication Noise Cancellation technology in addition to the fingerprint sensor. Of course, the iQOO 3 is not the first Vivo smartphone – or even…

SecuGen to Showcase New Biometric Sensor Module at Connect:ID

SecuGen to Showcase New Biometric Sensor Module at Connect:ID

SecuGen will be showcasing its new U20-ASFX fingerprint sensor module at the upcoming Connect:ID event in Washington, D.C. The standalone U20-ASFX is compliant with the FAP 20 standard and can store up to 20,000 fingerprint templates, a figure that is 10 times greater than the module’s U20-ASF predecessor. The new module can be used right…

Windows Hello Comes to Two New VAIO Laptops

Windows Hello Comes to Two New VAIO Laptops

VAIO has released a pair of new high-performance business laptops. Both the VAIO SX12 and the VAIO SX14 feature a processor from Intel’s 10th Generation Core U Line, and introduce facial authentication courtesy of Windows Hello. To that end, Windows Hello allows VAIO users to log into their device using the laptop’s built in camera.…

New Investor Relations Specialist Joins IDEX Biometrics Team

New Investor Relations Specialist Joins IDEX Biometrics Team

IDEX Biometrics is hoping to develop a better rapport with the international financial community after hiring Marianne Bøe as its new investor relations specialist. Bøe will be based out of IDEX’s Oslo office in Norway, and will be asked to advance the company’s communication and outreach efforts with potential partners. “Marianne has a wealth of…

2021 iPhone to Have Capacitive Touch ID-Enabled Power Button: Ming-Chi Kuo

2021 iPhone to Have Capacitive Touch ID-Enabled Power Button: Ming-Chi Kuo

A report from TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicts that Apple will re-introduce Touch ID in a coming iPhone to be released in 2021. The power button on the device’s side will be capacitive and feature a fingerprint scanner, according to the Kuo’s report. Apple abandoned Touch ID and its use of biometric fingerprint…

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